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14 August 2017
Passport Food Safety Solutions Partners with Predictive Analytics Innovation Leader PurePredictive
GLOBAL - PassTrac Analytics, a division of Passport Food Safety Solutions, Inc., announces its exclusive industry partnership with PurePredictive, an innovative company that uses a powerful predictive...
28 September 2016
New Techniques Can Detect Fraudsters Mixing Horse into Other Meat
UK - Shoppers can be more confident that their burgers are the real deal following a new method of testing for meat fraud developed at the Institute of Food Research on the Norwich Research Park....
26 September 2016
Glowing Bacteria Could Improve Food Safety
US - Scientists looking for traces of a type of E. coli bacteria contamination in foods soon could have a new detection method on their hands - turning off the lights to see if the bacteria glow...
04 August 2016
New US Food Safety Company Focuses on Analytics, Innovation
ANALYSIS – Passport Food Safety Solutions, Inc. announced its formation to provide an innovative “systems” approach to helping meat and poultry processors consistently meet increasingly...
02 August 2016
What Does the Colour of Meat Tell You?
ANALYSIS – You just pulled a package of hamburger out of the refrigerator that you bought four days ago, and the colour looks darker that when you first bought it. Has it gone bad or is that...
14 July 2016
Meat Storage, Transport Temperatures Can be More Flexible
EU - The European Food Safety Authority recently researched ways to ensure safety of meat products during transport....
07 June 2016
New Simplified Beef, Sheep Meat Inspection Conditions Introduced
UK - The roll out of a new list of post-mortem rejection conditions has begun in sheep and cattle abattoirs in England. ...
20 January 2016
New Videos Highlight Dangers of Dirty Livestock at Slaughter
UK - Producers are being reminded about the importance of ensuring livestock are clean when they are presented for slaughter in two videos produced by levy board AHDB Beef & Lamb....
08 January 2016
Fight Against Food Fraud Strengthened by New Research
EU - Impressive progress has been made in better understanding food fraud and developing online tools that will help the food sector tackle this threat....
22 December 2015
Food Safety Concern as Campylobacter Infections Still Rising in EU
EU - Human cases of listeriosis and campylobacteriosis rose once again in 2014, continuing an upward trend that began in 2008....
20 November 2015
Glowing Nanotubes Can Show When Meat Has Spoiled
CHINA - Researchers from China have shown it is possible to detect the deterioration of meat by using flurorescent nanotubes....
30 October 2015
China Needs Cold Chain Improvement to Meet Food Demand
CHINA - The new railway from Chongqing to Rotterdam provides exciting new opportunities for European producers to meet Chinese food demand, but improvement of cold chains to ensure perishable...
27 October 2015
WHO Finds Link Between Red, Processed Meat and Cancer
GLOBAL - A new study from the World Health Organization (WHO) has found links between eating red and processed meats with cancer. ...
13 October 2015
Could Insects be Used for Animal Feed?
EU - Interest is growing in the potential benefits of using insects in food and animal feed, but what would be the risks from production, processing and consumption of this alternative source...
21 September 2015
New Company Setting Good Example in Food Waste Battle
SWITZERLAND - A new start-up company in Switzerland is leading the way on helping to reduce our food waste, writes Lucy Towers....
03 September 2015
Meat Protein Can Help Protect Heart Health, Study Shows
UK - Eating foods rich in amino acids could be as good for your heart as stopping smoking or getting more exercise, according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA)....
Colombia Farms to Get Sheep and Goat Certification
COLOMBIA - Colombia’s small ruminant industry has met to discuss the roll out of a new farm certification scheme to ensure safe food from high welfare systems....
18 August 2015
US Antibiotic Resistance Results Positive for Food Safety
US - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has reported mostly encouraging results for food safety in its recent report on antibiotic resistance, although some areas of concern remain....
12 August 2015
No Proof of Link Between Scrapie and sCJD
ANALYSIS - There is no scientific proof that scrapie in sheep can be transmitted from sheep to humans....
17 July 2015
Blue Light Can Inactivate Foodborne Pathogens
SINGAPORE - A team of scientists from the National University of Singapore (NUS) has found that blue light emitting diodes (LEDs) have a strong antibacterial effect on major foodborne pathogens....
14 July 2015
Could Feeding Livestock Hemp Contaminate Food with Cannabis?
ANALYSIS - European scientists and food safety experts have called for more research and information on the risks to consumers of feeding hemp to livestock and poultry....
More Investment Needed to Fight World Hunger
GLOBAL - Eradicating world hunger sustainably by 2030 will require an estimated additional $267 billion per year on average for investments in rural and urban areas and in social protection,...
30 June 2015
Progress on Calendar-based Carcase Splitting
UK – A cross-section of sheep industry organisations has agreed to push the government for a calendar-based system for determining when to split sheep carcases....
26 June 2015
Food Security in a Transparent World
NETHERLANDS - Delegates at a recent conference on how to achieve worldwide food security heard about sustainability initiatives from global fast-food company McDonald's and a meat company sourcing...
15 June 2015
Call for Improvement in Counter Measure Against Food Poisoning Outbreaks
US - A consumer watchdog body in the US has called on authorities to step up reporting of outbreaks of food-borne illness and improve measures to counter the threat....
04 June 2015
Call for Global Agreement on EU Inspection Rules
UK - A call has been made to the European Commission to take a lead on achieving a general global agreement for the acceptance of the European-wide visual meat inspection....
26 May 2015
Argentinian Authorities Seize Goat and Sheep Meat
ARGENTINA – Animal health inspectors seized 600 kilos of sheep and goat meat last week from a vehicle contravening food safety regulations in western Argentina....
Commission Reports Knock Back Country of Origin Labelling Plans
EU - Two reports from the European Commission conclude that the benefits from new mandatory country of origin labelling requirements on food do not clearly outweigh the costs....
28 April 2015
Livestock Identification and Recording Vital for Food Security
AFRICA – Sub-Saharan African countries have adopted a declaration on animal identification and recording, a move that is expected to improve food security, livestock genetics and better flock...
20 April 2015
China Steps up Monitoring of Farm Products
CHINA - Monitoring of farm and aquaculture products in China by the Ministry of Agriculture for quality and safety has found that the majority are safe and the levels of contamination have remained...
 
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